This page displays a list of the most important art museums exhibiting Impressionist and Modern Art. Use the brief list on the right to go directly to the museums of a certain zone. Links to museums open in a new tab


France

OrsayThe Museé d'Orsay, Paris - Without doubt the best museum of impressionist and 19th century French painting in the world. Features masterworks from Monet, van Gogh, Renoir, Degas...

Musée Picasso, Paris - The world's greatest collection of works by Pablo Picasso, also exhibits important paintings by Cézanne, Degas and Rousseau


Musée Marmottan-Monet, Paris - Houses a small but important collection of Impressionist works (mostly by Claude Monet)

Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris - Located in the Place de la Concorde, exhibits an important collection of Impressionist works, including several examples of Monet's series of "Nympheas"

Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence - An interesting collection of European painting, including a very good selection of works by Paul Cézanne

Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre - Considered one of the best collections of Impressionist Art in France, with works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Sisley or Delacroix

Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen - Houses a good collection of European painting, including works by Delacroix, Corot, Gustave Moreau, Degas ou Monet

Finland

Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinki - Its collection of international art includes works by Delacroix, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Munch or Modigliani

Czech Republic

Národní GalerieNárodní Galerie (National Gallery of Art), Prague - Czech national Art museum, with an important collection of Western painting, including "Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin" by Paul Gauguin

Netherlands

Museum Folkwang, Essen - Features paintings by van Gogh, Cezanne, Gauguin and Matisse, as well as works by the German Expressionism

Germany

Kunsthalle, Bremen - One of the best art collections in Germany, its collection includes works by impressionist artists like Cézanne, Monet or Van Gogh, and modern masters like Picasso

Neue Pinakothek, Munich - Offers an overview of European art from classicism to art nouveau, including Gauguin and van Gogh

Ireland

National Gallery of IrelandNational Gallery of Ireland, Dublin - Exhibits an important collection of European paintings, including "Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat" by Claude Monet

Netherlands

Rijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh, Amsterdam - The best collection of works by the Dutch painter in the world, including several self-portraits

Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo - A very good collection of impressionist and modern art, it is the world's best 'private' collection of works by Vincent van Gogh

Russia

Pushkin MuseumPushkin Museum, Moscow - The best collection of European Art in Moscow, its most famous works are those from its collection of Impressionism, including Monet, Cézanne, Degas or van Gogh

HermitageThe Hermitage Museum, Saint Petesburg - (or Ermitage) is the largest Art collection in the world. Among its highlights are included Van Gogh's 'White house at night' or Matisse's 'The Dance'

Switzerland

Kunstmuseum, Bern - A very important collection of European painting, including 'Maestà' by Duccio di Buoninsegna, and works by Manet, Cézanne, Monet, Pissarro, Renoir or van Gogh

Beyeler Foundation, BaselBeyeler Foundation, Basel - This small but rich museum exhibits the art collection of Hildy and Ernst Beyeler, with works by van Gogh, Monet, Cézanne, Picasso, Bacon and Warhol, among others

Oskar Reinhart Collection, Winterthur - Owns a good collection of old masters, and an excellent group of impressionist paintings (Cézanne, van Gogh, Monet...)

Kunsthaus, Zurich - A good collection of European paintings from many eras, including impressionist masterpieces by Monet ("Irises"), Gauguin, Cézanne ("Montagne Sainte-Victoire") or van Gogh

Foundation E.G. Bührle, Zürich - Exhibits a very good collection of impressionist and modern paintings (van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin...)

United Kingdom

The National Gallery of LondonThe National Gallery, London - houses one of the world's finest collection of European painting, including Renoir's 'Umbrellas' and Van Gogh's 'Vase with Sunflowers'

Courtauld Institute Galleries, London - One of the best collections of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings in the world, with masterworks by Manet, Cézanne, Rousseau, Monet...

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham - A very important collection of European paintings, with works by Monet, van Gogh and Picasso, among others

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge - The collection of the Cambridge University is one of the most important in England, with works by Monet and Moore, among others

Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool - Houses a large and important group of European paintings from 14th to 20th centuries, including works by Renoir and Bacon

Italy

Museo Ca' Pesaro, Venice- An important collection of modern Art, this museum exhibits works by Matisse, Klimt or Chagall

Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice- Arguably the best collection of modern and contemporary art in Italy, includes works by Picasso, Kandinsky or Pollock

Portugal

Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon - Exhibits the Art collection of philanthropist Calouste Gulbenkian, with works by Renoir and Monet

Spain

Thyssen Museum, Madrid - houses one of the finest private collection of Western painting ever collected, exhibiting works by Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso

Canada

National Gallery of CanadaNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa - Exhibits one of the greatest collections of paintings in North America, with works by Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Cezanne, Picasso and Pollock

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto - Houses a great collection of Canadian Art, as well as a good selection of European paintings, including Rubens and Van Gogh

USA

MetropolitanThe Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - Arguably America's greatest museum. Its collection includes dozens of works by Monet and Picasso, and two self-portraits by Van Gogh.

MOMAThe Museum of modern Art (MOMA), New York - Houses the world's best collection of modern and contemporary Art, featuring Van Gogh's Starry Night and Picasso's Demoiselles d'Avignon

GuggenheimThe Guggenheim Museum, New York - Designed by the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The Guggenheim Fundation has also important galleries in Bilbao, Venice, Berlin and Las Vegas.

Museum of Fine Arts, BostonThe Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - is one of the most respected Art institutions of America. One of its highlights is Gauguin's 'Where do we come from? Who are we? Where are we going?

The National Gallery of WashingtonThe National Gallery of Washington - features a complete collection of painting from the 13th to the 20th century. Exhibits a fabulous self-portrait by Vincent van Gogh

Phillips Collection, Washington - Exhibits a great selection of American paintings and one of the best collections of Impressionist Art in America

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington - While its main focus is the American Art, it also exhibits a good selection of European paintings, including Delacroix and Monet

Clark Art Institute, Williamstown - The highlight of its collections are the works by the impressionists, such as 'Rouen Cathedral' by Monet

Philadelphia Museum of ArtPhiladelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia - One of the greatest Museums in North America, its most beloved works are Cézanne's 'Large Bathers' and Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'

Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia - One of the best collections of impressionist Art in America, including Cézanne's "La Montagne Sainte-Victoire" and Rousseau's "Surprise"

Art Institute of ChicagoThe Art Institute of Chicago - houses one of the most outstanding Art collections of the US, featuring masterpieces such as Seurat's Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte

Museum of Art, Cleveland - One of the most complete art collections in America, from Egyptian antiquities to modern masterpieces, such as Picasso's 'La Vie'

High Museum of Art, Atlanta - Exhibits a great collection of European Art, including Monet and Rodin, in a building by architect Richard Meier

Detroit Institute of ArtsDetroit Institute of Arts, Detroit - One of the greatest Museums in North America, with a great collection of European Art, including van Eyck, Rembrandt, Delacroix and a self-portrait by van Gogh

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City - One of the best Art collections in America, including paintings by Bellows and Van Gogh

Dallas Art Museum, Dallas - Exhibits a good collection of Asian Art, Egyptian Art and European painting, including works by van Gogh, Gauguin and Monet

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena - Houses a collection of Art from Egyptian culture to Impressionist and modern Art, including works by Degas or van Gogh

Argentina

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA), Buenos Aires - It's most important Art collection in Argentina, with a good collection of European paintings (Van Gogh: "Moulin de la Gallette")

Brazil

Sao Paulo Museum of ArtSao Paulo Museum of Art, Sao Paulo - The greatest Art collection in South America, exhibits a great selection of paintings, with works by Van Gogh and Picasso

South Africa

Johannesburg Art Gallery / Pretoria Art Museum, Johannesburg - Arguably the best collection of European paintings in Africa, with works by Monet and Picasso

Iran

Museum of Contemporary Art, Teheran - Houses the best collection of European paintings in Middle East, including works by Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso and Warhol

Japan

Museum of Western Art, Tokyo - Exhibits a great collection of European paintings, from old masters to the impressionist and modern Art (Monet, Picasso, Pollock...)

Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo - Houses a brilliant collection of impressionist painters, including several works by Claude Monet

Australia

National Gallery of AustraliaNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra - The most important Art Museum in Australia, exhibiting a large and good group of paintings, including Claude Monet's "Haystacks"

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney - Houses a good collection of European painting, with works by Braque or Beckmann

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